Research Activities

Following research projects have been completed at Department of Allied Health Sciences.

  1. Lead Exposure in Children Living around Automobile and Battery Repair Workshop. (Mr. Tanveer Ahmed)
  2. Assessment of Thyroid Dysfunction in Down Syndrome Patients. (Ms Nadia Rasheed)
  3. Biochemical Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction in Patients on Dialysis. (Mr. Shabbir Hussain)
  4. Significance of Homocysteine in Patients of Dialysis (Mr. Muhammad Bilal).
  5. Frequency of Carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae Isolated from Diagnosed Cases of Nosocomial Blood Stream Infections (Mr. Muhammad Yasir).
  6. Frequency of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Enzymes in Clinical Isolates of Enterobacteriaceae (Mr. Muhammad Arshad).
  7. Anti-Typhoid Activity of Gatifloxacin as Compared to Other Anti Typhoid Fluroquinolones Marketed in Pakistan(Mr. Muhammad Ikram Ullah).
  8. Evaluation of Antimycobacterial Activity of Allium Sativum (Garlic Oil) Against 50 Strains of MDR-TB. (Mr. Faisal Nadeem).
  9. Comparison of Conventional Most Probable Number (MPN) With Standard Membrane Filtration Technique for the Bacteriological Analysis of Drinking Water. (Mr. Muhammad Absar).
  10. Level of Interferon Gamma in Blood of T.B and non T.B patients. (Mr Shahid Hussain).
  11. CD4 and CD8 Ratio in Pleural Effusion of T.B and non T.B patients. (Mr Khursheed Javaid)
  12. Evaluation of Platelet Dysfunction in Relation to Hematocrit in Patients with Uremia (Mr. Muhammad Mahtab Aslam).
  13. Levels of Antiphopholipid Antibodies in Female with Recurrent Abortions (Ms. Amber Illyas).
  14. Prevelance, Biotyping and Susceptibility Pattern of Coagulase Negative Staphylococci Isolated from cases of Neonatal Septicaemia in a Tertiary Care Hospital (Mr. M. Usman Qamar).
  15. In Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Crude Leaf Extract of Mango (Mangifera Indica ) on Salmonella Typhi (Ms. Samara Asghar).
  16. Bacteriological Status of Drinking Water from 100 Families of Lahore by Membrane Filtration Technique (Ms. Sidra Shan).
  17. Susceptibility Pattern Of Clinical Isolates of Salmonella Typhi against Ethanolic Extract of Garlic (Ms. Kanwal Rauf).
  18. Metallo Beta Lactamase Producing Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Potent Enemy (Ms. Syeda Aneela).
  19. Comparison of Cation Exchange HPLC with Boronate Affinity Chromatography for Determination of HbA1c(Ms. Farzana Yasmeen).
  20. Comparison of Alpha Fetoprotein in Hepatitis C Positive Patients of Liver Cirrhosis with and without Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Ms. Samra Shaukat).
  21. Assessment of Aluminium, Zinc and Copper in Dialysis Patients (Ms. Sumaira Farooqi).
  22. Assessment of Zinc and Copper in Nephrotic Syndrome (Ms. Sundas Fatima).
  23. Comparison of Different Methods for GFR Calculation in Pre-Dialysis Patients (Mr. Muhammad Waqas Anjum).
  24. Frequency of Anti Netrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody and Anti Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody in Glomerlonephritis Patients (Ms. Maria Arif).
  25. Determination of Rheumatoid Factor and Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients (Ms. Sarah Karim).
  26. Determination of CRP and IL-6 in HCV positive and HCV Negative Patients of Chronic Renal Failure on Dialysis (Mr. Sarwar Abbas).
  27. Antifungal Activity of Various Natural Products against Candida Species In Vitro.
  28. Association of Serum Levels of Zinc and Magnesium with Increased Levels of Glycated Hemoglobin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Ms Fakhar-un-Nissa).
  29. Assessment of Thyroid Dysfunction in Children with Celiac Disease (Mr. Tauqeer Ali Butt).
  30. Phenotype and Genotype Characterization of Eunuchs in Lahore (Mr. Mustafa Ahmad Munawar).
  31. Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Quality Assurance and its Association with Practice among Medical Lab Technologists working in Laboratories of Lahore (Ms. Kanwal Azhar).
  32. Correlation of Glycated Hemoglobin with Zinc and Magnesium Levels in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Mr. Muhammad Atif).
  33. Ghrelin Levels in Obese Children of Type 2 Diabetic Parents and its Correlation with Risk Parameters of Metabolic Syndrome ( Dr. Fauzia Sadiq).
  34. Reference Ranges of Trace Elements (Fe, Zn & Cu) in Adult Population (20- 29 years) of Lahore (Dr. Warda Hussain).
  35. Circadian Clock Gene “Per2? Mutations in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (Mr. Hafeez Ullah)
  36. In vitro antimycobacterial activity of Pakistani beri honey using MGIT 960 (Ms. Saira Munir)
  37. Mucin Histochemistry in Tumors of Colon, Ovaries and Lung (Mr. Usman Ali)
  38. Relationship Between the Susceptibility of Typhoidal Salmonellae to Ciprofloxcin, Ofloxacin and their Respective Susceptibility to Nalidixic Acid (Ms. Nabila)
  39. Exploitation of Standard Modified Hodge Test for the Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Production ( Ms. Sehrish Kanwal)
  40. Determination of Anti Thyroid Antibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients (Ms. Muqaddas Riaz)
  41. Association of Serum Ascites Albumin Gradient (SAAG) with Causes of Ascites in Hemodialysis Patients (Ms. Hina Mohiuddin)
  42. Correlation of Parathyroid Hormone and Magnesium with Vitamin D Deficiency (Ms. Sana Qayyum Khan)
  43. Hepcidin Levels in Multi Transfused ? Thalassemia Major Patients (Muhammad Jawad)
  44. Soluble Serum Transferrin Receptor (sTfR) Level in Hemodialysis Patients (Aisha Majeed)
  45. Effect of CYP2C9 Polymorphism in Warfarin Therapy Patients (Faiza Yasmeen)
  46. To Assess Microbiological Quality of Ready to Eat Salads available at different Outlets in Lahore (Raima Rehman)
  47. Vaginal Carriage of K1 Escherichia Coli during Third Trimester of Pregnancy (Hajra Azhar)
  48. Comparison of Different Staining Techniques in the Identification of Acid Fast Bacilli in Tuberculous Lymp Node Tissue (Ghulam Rasool)
  49. Genetic polymorphism in FTO gene in polycystic ovary syndrome patients (Sobia Rizwan)
  50. Expression Analysis of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-?) and Nuclear Factor Kappa ? (NFk?) in Patients of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus of Genotypes 3a (Fatima Shabbir)
  51. A genetic Association Study Based on Analysis of SNP-560 C>T on T-Cell Receptor (TCR) Gene in Patients of IgA Nephropathy (IgAN) (Ghulashan Ara)
  52. Molecular Detection of Isoniazid, Rifampin,, Ethambutol resistance of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium Bovis in Multidrug resistance tuberculosis patients. (Saba Munir)
  53. Frequency of Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome Mec Type IV and Type V in Clinical Isolates of MRSA. (Ms. Faqeeha Javed)
  54. Gene Expression Analysis of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-?) and Insulin Receptor Substrates in Patients of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus with Type-II Diabetes Mellitus (Ms. Saeeda Riaz)

Students Research Projects (In Progress)

  • Prevalence of Antithyroid antibody in Patients of Hepatitis C Infection of Genotype 3a (Sana TamoorI)
  • Anti Mullerian Hormone as a marker of ovarian dysfunction and insulin resistance in PCOS patients. (Sidra Javed)
  • Molecular Detection of TEM and CTX-M Genes in Extended Spectrum-?-Lactamases (ESBL) Producing Gram-Negative Rods (Ms. Khadija Tahira)
  • Gene Expression Analysis of Adiponectin Receptor -2 and Insulin Receptor in Chronic HCV Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Ms. Sana Tariq)
  • Mutational Analysis of Thiopurine S-Methyltransferase (TPMT) gene in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients (Mr. Muhammad Arshad Nadeem)
  • Levels of Serum Uric Acid in Young Adults (Mr. Abdul Salam)